Matador Headlines

  • 18 Sep

    Gummed Up Win

    YUMA, Ariz. – Tuesday night, the offense was all bottled up for the Arizona Western College (9-0-0 overall, 9-0-0 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) women’s soccer team. Cochise College (3-5-1 overall, 3-5-1 ACCAC) kept the fourth-ranked Lady Mats off balance, but AWC capitalized on a couple of mistakes to escape with a 3-1 win. The two teams combined for 36 fouls during the choppy match.

  • 18 Sep

    Mendezalicious

    YUMA, Ariz. – Down three goals at the half, the Arizona Western College men’s soccer team seemed dead in the water. After halftime, the Mats (7-1-1 overall, 7-1-1 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) came out possessed. Yerry Mendez dazzled with three goals, and AWC stormed back to win 4-3 over Yavapai College (6-3 overall, 6-3 ACCAC).

  • 18 Sep

    Third Straight Nine

    YUMA, Ariz. – Eight of the top 10 teams stayed put in the NJCAA football poll this week. Arizona Western College (2-1 overall) was ranked ninth for the third straight week after opening as the third-ranked team in the preseason poll. East Mississippi, Iowa Western, Snow, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and Northwest Mississippi make up the top five.

  • 18 Sep

    Fourth in Fourth

    YUMA, Ariz. – For the second straight week, the Arizona Western College women’s soccer team stayed in fourth in the fourth edition of the NJCAA rankings. The top four teams all stayed put, with Eastern Florida, Tyler and Navarro coming in ahead of AWC. Monroe College moved up to fifth.

  • 15 Sep

    Byrd Man

    YUMA, Ariz. – Logan Byrd jumped over a would-be tackler and lifted the Arizona Western College football team (2-1 overall) to a win on Saturday night. He took a 12-yard run straight up the middle and hurdled the last man standing between him and the goal line to put ninth-ranked AWC up for good, 16-13. AWC’s defense locked down and preserved the win over eighth-ranked Eastern Arizona College (2-1 overall).

  • 11 Sep

    Stay Steady

    YUMA, Ariz. – An unexpected bye week gave the Arizona Western College football team a surprise break early in the 2018 season. The Mats (1-1 overall) were scheduled to play Arizona Christian University’s JV team, but it was canceled. Despite the bye, the Mats stayed ninth in the latest NJCAA poll. East Mississippi, Iowa Western, Snow, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and Northwest Mississippi make up the top five.

     

  • 11 Sep

    Breaking In

    YUMA, Ariz. – Already off to the best start in team history, the Arizona Western College women’s soccer team vaulted to fourth in the latest NJCAA poll. This is the highest ranking for the Lady Mats (7-0 overall, 7-0 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) in team history. The top three are Eastern Florida State (stayed first), Tyler (stayed second) and Navarro (moved up from fifth).

  • 11 Sep

    Staying 10

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College men’s soccer team dropped its first match of the season last week, but the team stayed in the top 10 of the latest NJCAA poll. The Mats (6-1 overall, 6-1 Arizona Community College Athletics Conference) went 2-1 overall in three matches. Tyler is first in the poll, and Monroe is second. Daytona State ranks third.

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